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Man accidentally shoots self in leg at Walmart


Police are investigating after a man accidentally shot himself in the leg Wednesday afternoon at the Walmart in Antioch.

The shooting was reported after 4 p.m. at the store in the 3000 block of Hamilton Church Road.

Investigators say a 21-year-old man, who was buying a gallon of milk, felt the gun that had been on his waist start to move.

The gun was not in a holster, and it fired - hitting the man in the leg.

He was transported to an area hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

No other injuries have been reported.

Police said the man, who had his permit to conceal a weapon, will not be charged.

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